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We decided to stop by and visit some friends in Phoenix, Arizona for a few days before heading out to cover our last wedding of 2019 in Las Vegas. Meet the Livin Family! I met Kristy in pharmacy school. Although we didn’t interact much the 1st three years, we really got to know each other […]

Family, Portraits

October 14, 2019

Riparian Preserve Mini-Session: Livin Family

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There’s always a special place in my heart for Chicago Botanic Garden. I used to frequent this place when I was younger. Moreover, I had always enjoyed taking photos here whether it was with me and Erick or with my cousins. When Edelissa, one of our Spring clients (Blog Post HERE), inquired another time for […]

Family

September 29, 2019

Chicago Botanic Garden Family Portraits

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Here’s a senior session at Frame Park in Waukesha I’m so proud of! Sydney is our previous client’s younger sister (Aubrey). Their mother, Jamie, works with my husband, Erick, and has been very supportive of our photography business for years now. When she reached out to us despite our move to Illinois, we didn’t hesitate […]

Portraits, Senior

September 13, 2019

Frame Park Senior Session Waukesha:Sydney

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I can’t believe Jade’s already a senior in high school! It seems that it wasn’t that long ago since I took her sister’s senior portrait session when I was just starting out. I’ve been photographing this family and her cousin’s family ever since I’ve been building up my portfolio. It always warms my heart when […]

Portraits, Senior

September 5, 2019

Senior Portrait Session at Seven Bridges: Jade

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I’ve been thinking about ways to break it to my closest friends about our BIG NEWS. We needed to get them together without them suspecting anything. I figured, some of them have always wanted family photos taken by me but have not been able to all these years I’ve been doing this professionally. So, Erick […]

Family, Portraits

August 22, 2019

Lockport Mini-Sessions

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We met Angela through our very good friend and previous wedding client, Lan. She was one of her bridesmaids. She reached out to me for family photos with her and Ezra’s new bundle of joy, Grant. They wanted to go back to the place where they said their “I do’s” – Schram Memorial Chapel in […]

Family

August 18, 2019

Schram Memorial Chapel: Oh Family

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I met this beautiful family (Eric, Edelissa, Evan and Sofia) through the many events I’ve attended of Charity’s, who happens to be her first cousin. They were either through her bridal shower, wedding, housewarming, baby’s baptism and so on. Needless to say, she’s seen the wide variety of photos I’ve taken of her cousin. I […]

Family, Portraits

June 29, 2019

Lincoln Park Nature Boardwalk: Valdez Family

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I’m so excited to share this in-home maternity session for Charity and Mike. You’ve probably seen their photos multiple times in my work as I’ve been honored to have documented a lot of their major life events! I was their matron of honor for their wedding so I obviously didn’t capture their wedding photos. Doesn’t […]

Maternity, Portraits

February 5, 2019

Palos Hills In-Home Maternity: Mike & Charity

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Here she is! We just took Stephanie, Sam and Simi’s family maternity session at the Lincoln Park Conservatory a little over a month ago. And now, Baby Sydney is finally here! I’ve been photographing this family since Baby Simi was still on her Momma’s belly. It’s such a privilege to see a beautiful family grow […]

Family, Newborns, Portraits

July 25, 2018

Family Lifestyle Newborn Session: Rabor Family

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A couple of months ago, we had a pleasure of taking Joy and Vincent’s maternity photos, not knowing whether they will welcome a princess or a prince. Several weeks later, Baby Amelia came into this world. We’re so happy to be able to take their Family Lifestyle Newborn Session at their cozy home. Her nursery […]

Family, Newborns, Portraits

June 28, 2018

South Milwaukee Lifestyle Newborn: Haftarski Family